Young Artists


Boyne Music Festival Young Artists Programme

The Boyne Music Festival is committed to supporting young musicians in Ireland. Each summer it offers young chamber ensembles the opportunity to participate in the BMF Young Artists Programme. Selected Young Artists engage in a series of intensive masterclasses with Boyne Music Festival artists and are presented in an afternoon concert during the festival weekend. 

The organisers are delighted to invite young chamber ensembles to apply for participation in the 2018 Boyne Music Festival Young Artist Programme. Applications are welcome from string and piano chamber ensembles comprising of up to five performers as well as voice and piano duos. Applicants must be 18 years or older. 

Selected ensembles will be invited for masterclasses at Townley Hall from Wednesday 7th August – Sunday 11th August. Cellist Robert Cohen will coach string/piano ensembles on chamber music, and mezzo soprano Margaret Plummer will work with voice and piano duos on song repertoire.

Each ensemble will receive three hours of coaching and will be offered food and accommodation at Townley Hall. Additionally, each ensemble will have the opportunity to perform at the festival on Sunday afternoon, August 11th in a programme which will feature all BMF Young Artists.

Participants will receive weekend festival passes making it possible to attend all other BMF events.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2019

2017 BMF Young Artists


Thinking of applying?

Watch this video to see what past participants have to say about their experience at the BMF. 


Video by Philip Denvir